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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 5, 1865-5.30 p.m.

General GETTY:

Withdraw from your line that portion of one division not on picket and in the works, and hold it in readiness to move at a moment's notice. Assemble it on the Vaughan road just outside of the works.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 5, 1865-6.10 p.m.

General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

Your telegram received. It shall be attended to immediately.

GEO. W. GETTY,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 5, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER SIXTH CORPS:

Report the strength of the division you will send down.

A. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 5, 1865.

Major-General WEBB:

Telegram received. The First Division (strength 4,400 men) will be in readiness.

GEO. W. GETTY,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 5, 1865-6.30 p.m.

Major-General GETTY:

As soon as General Hartranft's division shall have passed let your division follow, and let the commanding officer send a staff officer ahead to report here to General Humphreys.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 5, 1865-6.55 p.m. (Received 7 p.m.)

Major-General GETTY:

Major-General Humphreys has been heavily attacked on his right, but has repulsed the enemy. Should your division be ready to move before General Hartranft arrives let it move at once, the commanding officer reporting as directed.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.